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" As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latines, so Shakespeare among the English is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage... "
Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors: Edited, with Notes, by William J. Rolfe - Page 100
by William Shakespeare - 1895 - 153 pages
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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere: With the Notes of All ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1788
...not speak of it as a Jirst part, nor does he mention it as a play in two parts. His words are these; "As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latines; so Shakspere, among the English, is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage: for comedy, witness...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 9-10

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1809
...soule ofOuid Hues in mellifluous Be hony-tongued Shakespeare, witnes his Venus and Adonis, his Lucrecc, his sugred sonnets among his priuate friends, &c....accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latincs, so Shakespeare, among yc. English, is the most exc'ellent in both kinds for the stage; for...
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Censura literaria: Containing titles, abstracts, and opinions of old English ...

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1815
...Warner amo~g our English poets. . ; . • ".,.'•.'. " As the soule of Euphorbus was thought to Hue in Pythagoras, so the sweete wittie soule of Quid...and tragedy among the Latines, so Shakespeare, among y". English, is the most excellent in both kinds for the-stage ; for comedy, witnes his Ge~tleme" of...
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Ancient Critical Essays Upon English Poets and PoŽsy, Volume 2

George Gascoigne, William Webbe, James I (King of England), Sir John Harington, Thomas Campion, Francis Meres, Samuel Daniel, Edmund Bolton, Edmund Spenser, Gabriel Harvey - English literature - 1815
...so the sweete wittie soule of Ouid liues in mellifluous & honytongued Shakespeare, witnes his Penus and Adonis, his Lucrece, his sugred Sonnets among...Tragedy among the Latines : so Shakespeare, among y*. English is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage ; for Comedy, witnes his Getleme of Verona,...
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Shakespeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - Dramatists, English - 1817
...entitled " A comparative discourse of our English Poets, with the Greeke, Latine, and Italian Poets." " As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latines, so Shakspeare, among ye English, is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage ; for comedy, witness...
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Shakespeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - Dramatists, English - 1817 - 1412 pages
...entitled " A comparative discourse of our English Poets, with the Greeke, Latine, and Italian Poets." " As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latiries, so Shakspeare, among ye English, is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage ; for...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1821
...contemplation, it may be presumed to have appeared in the latter part of the year 1598. His words are these: " As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy, among the Latines, so Shakspeare, among the English, is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage : for comedy, witness...
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Shakespeare's Autobiographical Poems: Being His Sonnets Clearly Developed ...

Charles Armitage Brown - Autobiography in literature - 1838 - 306 pages
...Treasury, printed at the close of 1598. Speaking of Shakespeare as a dramatist, his words are these : " As Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy, among the Latins ; so Shakespeare, among the English, is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage: for...
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The Metropolitan Magazine, Volume 23

1838
...Macheth, Julius Cffisar, Antony and Cleopatra, . Coriolanus, and Othello. Meres said, in 1598, that 'as Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latins, so Shakspere, among the English, is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage.' Let us,...
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The Metropolitan, Volume 23

English literature - 1838
...Cymbeline, Macheth, Julius Caisar, Antony and Cleopatra, Coriolanus, and Othello. Meres said, in 1598, that 'as Plautus and Seneca are accounted the best for comedy and tragedy among the Latins, so Shakspere, among the English, is the most excellent in both kinds for the stage.' Let us,...
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